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Eglwys Bethel (MC), Tywyn, casgliad (collection)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DAH

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Casgliad Eglwys (MC) Bethel, Tywyn

Short Title: Eglwys Bethel (MC), Tywyn, casgliad (collection)

Creation date(s): 1879-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 89 items

Name of creator(s): Bethel (MC), Tywyn


Administrative/Biographical history: Eglwys Bethel (Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Church), Tywyn, Merionethshire, was established in 1815, with a new chapel being built in 1871. Ministers of the Church included the Rev. H. Jones Griffith, 1948-1955, and the Rev. H. W. Hughes from 1965.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Bethel (CM) Church, 1879-1971, comprising minutes, 1882-1961; membership records, 1879-1961; annual reports, 1918-1966; records relating to renovations and building work, 1887-1965; programmes, 1909-1961; Executive Committee records, 1925-1928; miscellaneous letters, 1936-1956; records relating to Church land, 1936-1950; account books, 1936-1952; orders of service, 1948-1965; posters, [n. d.]; papers of the Western Merionethshire Monthly Meeting, 1923-1928; and other papers, 1931-1971.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available, in Welsh, at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further records are in Meirionnydd Archives, M/733/1-2; M/829.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Eglwys (MC) Bethel, Tywyn; Capeli database, viewed 19 October 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004

Bethel (Church : Tywyn, Gwynedd, Wales) | Archives
Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd
Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd

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Bethel (Church : Tywyn, Gwynedd, Wales)

Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales)

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